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Pages from the Past - April 10

75 years ago, April, 14, 1939

From the Pine River Journal

(Headline) Freak calf born at Norman farm recently

The calf was born with the hide of a sheep. Legs, eyes and tail were normal.

50 years ago, April 10, 1964

From the Pine River Journal

(Headline) Mailing regulations if rail strike occurs

Postmaster Bergstrom announced today that planes, trucks and buses will be pressed into service to move air and first-class mail to its destination and to move other classes of mail within a 150-mile radius of Pine River in the event of a nationwide rail strike.

25 years ago, April 13, 1989

From the Pine River Journal

(Headline) Cattlemen taking precautions

Lawmen corralled two cattle rustlers over in Wisconsin, but the fear of livestock loss lingers in the Backus-Pine River cattle country.

10 years ago, April 8, 2004

From the Pine River Journal

(Photo) Sarah Walker named Miss Pine River 2004.

Timberwolf found shot, dead at Norway Lake.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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